Tourist Guides to visit Mexico.

Tabasco

Mar 20, 2006 Author: Tourist | Filed under: General, Tabasco

Lying in the southeast of the country, Tabasco lives up to its Nahuatl name: “place where the ground is damp.” This is the land of the Ulmecs, “the rubber people.” Tabasco borders on Veracruz, Chiapas and Campeche and is washed by the Gulf of Mexico. Its landscape consists of forest, jungle, savannah, mangrove swamp, swamp and coast that support a wide range of land and sea fauna.

This territory of water and exuberant vegetation produced one of the most important cultures in ancient Mexico: the Olmec, the mother of all Mesoamerican cultures. The inhospitable terrain prevented the Spaniards from founding cities. Nevertheless, in 1519, Cortés established Santa María de la Victoria. Another difficulty the Spaniards encountered were the constant pirate attacks the territory suffered from the 16th to the 18th centuries.
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San Cristobal de las Casas

Mar 20, 2006 Author: Tourist | Filed under: Chiapas, General

San Cristóbal de las Casas, one of the most beautiful colonial cities in Mexico, is an enchanting town in the state of Chiapas. It owes its magic to its viceregal atmosphere that coexists harmoniously with its powerful, deeply-rooted indigenous traditions, in which the dense Mayan past still makes its presence felt.

Lying in the Valley of Jovel, in the heart of the Chiapas Highlands, San Cristóbal de las Casas is one of the most interesting urban complexes in the country, since it still preserves its traditional churches, squares, cobbled streets, red-tiled roofs, houses with patios overflowing with flowers and magnificent buildings constructed between the 16th and 19th centuries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Visitarmexico.net

Mar 19, 2006 Author: Tourist | Filed under: General

Here you can find information for your vacations in Mexico. If you like adventure, natural beautis, archaelogical zones, architectical cities, or simple relax in a calm hotel.

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